Top 10 Best Steve Carell Movie and TV Roles of All Time Steve Carell's unique brand of dry humor isn't for everyone, but it's a hit for fans.

Steve Carell is one of those comedians who always borders on the line of sad, dramatic, and not at all funny. Yet somehow it works when he finds the perfect role to suit him. Whether it’s comedy, drama, or anything in between, you can always count on him to bring something different to the screen. Check out the sometimes weird and strange filmography of Steve Carell.

10. Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Crazy, Stupid, Love.
(L-r) JONAH BOBO as Robbie and STEVE CARELL as Cal in Warner Bros. Pictures’ comedy “CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE.” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Character: Cal


9. Little Miss Sunshine


Character: Frank Ginsberg


8. Vice

Steve Carell Donald Rumsfeld Vice

Character: Donald Rumsfeld


7. Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes Steve Carell Emma Stone

Character: Bobby Riggs


6. The Daily Show

Character: Steve Carell


5. Foxcatcher


Character: John du Pont


4. Despicable Me Franchise

Despicable me 2010

Character: Gru


3. The Office

Character: Michael Scott


2. The Big Short

Left to right: Steve Carell plays Mark Baum and Ryan Gosling plays Jared Vennett in THE BIG SHORT from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises

Character: Mark Baum


1. The 40-Year-Old Virgin

40 Year Old Virgin Best Comedies 2005

Character: Andy



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